The picture of Dorian Gray - Finish the quote!

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The studio was filled with
the rich odour of roses
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The gleam of the honey-sweet and
honey-coloured blossoms of a laburnum
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Sullen murmur of the
bees shouldering their way through the long unmown grass
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There is only one thing in the world worse than
being talked about and that is not being talked about
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Real beauty ends
where an intellectual expression begins
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The ugly and the stupid
have the best of it in this world
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(Basil) I have grown to love
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(Lord Henry on marriage) It makes a life of deception
absolutely necessary for both parties
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In the grass, the white
daisies were tremulous
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It is rather the painter who on the
coloured canvas reveals himself
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Conscience and cowardice are
really the same things Basil
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He is all my
art to me now
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An artist should create beautiful things but
but should put nothing of his own life into them
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Don't try to influence him.
Your influence would be bad
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There is no such thing as
a good influence Mr Gray.. all influence is immoral..
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Because to influence a person is to
give him one's soul
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The only way to get rid of temptation
is to yield it
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Your rose red youth
and your rose white boyhood
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Nothing can cure the soul but
the senses and nothing can cure the senses but the soul
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Beauty is a form of genius
is higher indeed than genius as it needs no explanation
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They (women) spoil romance by
trying to make it last forever
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The heavy sent of roses seemed to
brood over everything
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(Dorian to Basil) You like your art better than
your friends
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(Lord Henry about Dorian) He would seek to
dominate him
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I can sympathize with everything except
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Men marry because they are ?; women because they are ?; both are disappointed
tired, curious
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When is she Sibyl Vane?..Never..she is all
great heroines in the world in one
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The brightly coloured parasols danced and
dipped like monstrous butterflies
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The flies buzzed around the table and
crawled over the stained cloth
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(Sibyl) You are like one of the heroes of
those silly melodramas
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Her hair clustered around her face like
dark leaves around a pale rose
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She trembled all over and shook like a
white narcissus
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One's own life that is
the important thing
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Love is a more wonderful thing than
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she flung herself at his feet and
lay there like a trampled flower
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The warm air seemed
laden with spices
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A bee flew in and buzzed around the
blue dragon bowl that, filled with sulphur yellow roses, stood before him. He felt perfectly happy.
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One should never make ones debut with
a scandal
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If I had read all this in a book Harry, I think I would have that it has happened actually and to me,
it seems far too wonderful for tears
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Someone has killed herself for love of you.
I wish I had ever had such an experience.
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I am afraid that women appreciate
cruelty, downright cruelty more than anything else
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It is only shallow people who require years to
get rid of an emotion..I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them to dominate them.
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You talk as if you have no heart, no
pity in you. It is all Harry's influence
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(ironically Dorian to Basil) You are too much afraid
of life
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The portrait must be
hidden away at all costs
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(The yellow book) There were in it metaphors as
monstrous as orchids
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Women who had wildly adored him..
were seen to grow pallid with shame or horror if Dorian Gray entered the room
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It (society) feels instinctively that manners are of more importance
than morals
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(about Dorian's friends) You have filled them with a
madness for pleasure
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He had taken the flower out of his coat
and was smelling it, or PRETENDING to do so.....crushing the flower in his hand.
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Each of us has ? and ? in him Basil
heaven and hell
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What is it that one was taught to say in one's boyhood?
lead us not into temptation
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Let us kneel down and try if we cannot
remember a prayer
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The mad passions of a
hunted animal stirred within him
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Peering down into the black
seething well of darkness
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The wind had blown the fog away and the sky was like a
monstrous peacock's tail, starred with myriads of golden eyes
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The crimson spot of a
prowling hansom
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The woodwork creaked
and seemed to cry out as if in pain
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Tell him to send twice as many orchids as I ordered and to have
as few white ones as possible. In fact I don't want any white ones.
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The moon hung low in the sky
like a yellow skull
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To cure the soul by means of the senses and to
cure the senses by means of the soul...there were opium dens where one could buy oblivion
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In the common world of fact the wicked were
not punished, nor the good rewarded. Success was given to the strong, failure thrust upon the weak
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Anybody can be good in the country
there are no temptations there
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(Lord H to Dorian) As for being poisoned by a book, there is no such thing as that. Art has no
influence upon action. It annihilates the desire to act. It is superbly sterile.
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He felt a wild longing for the unstained
purity of his boyhood
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Had it been merely vanity that had made him do this
one good deed? Or the desire for a new sensation...
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He was withered, wrinkled
and loathsome of visage.
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